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Spokane groups set goals for upcoming legislative session

Spokane groups set goals for upcoming legislative session

A roundup of regional priorities here for the 2014 session of the Washington Legislature focuses mostly on transportation and education projects and programs totaling more than $1 billion, although most of that would be for multiyear construction projects...

New GSI program to connect students with businesses

Greater Spokane Incorporated plans to launch next February a new program, called Business AfterSchool, aimed at connecting students here with businesses, says workforce-policy program coordinator Meg Lindsay. The program is for grades 8 through 12, she s...

CNI wins $4 million job to modernize Cd'A grade school

The Coeur d'Alene School District has awarded Contractors Northwest Inc., of Coeur d'Alene, a $4 million contract to modernize and expand Borah Elementary School.The expansion part of the project will include constructing a gym, art room, and a...

Builder here lands two big school projects

Spokane general contractor Leone & Keeble Inc. has begun construction of two schools in College Place, Wash., including the southeastern Washington town's first high school, says project manager Scott Jutte. "We're constructing a high school in...

SCC to start classes for caregivers wanting to become nursing aides

Spokane Community College plans to start two new courses for certification as a nursing assistant, known as an NAC. Jane Branda, NAC program director at SCC, says the school will offer the medical assistant certified and home care aide certified...

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Spokane team set to expand WSU apartment complex

A Spokane-based construction team has started work on a $16 million renovation and expansion of the Chief Joseph Village apartment complex on the Washington State University campus, in Pullman, says Louise Sweeney, a project manager for the Spokane...

Ginno wins $4.2 million job to renovate school in Cd'A

The Coeur d'Alene School District has awarded Ginno Construction, of Coeur d'Alene, a $4.2 million contract to remodel and expand Bryan Elementary School, says Laura Rumpler, a district spokeswoman.The project will include remodeling the complex...

UI College of Law launches trademark services in Boise

With a goal of helping Idaho's entrepreneurs and law students alike, the University of Idaho College of Law says it now is offering trademark prosecution services through a Small Business Legal Clinic it operates in Boise.The introduction of the...

Hybrid buses added to fleet in Pullman

Three hybrid buses hit the streets as Washington State University students hit the books for the first day of classes in mid-August. Wrapped in a Go Cougs design with a twist of green, the Pullman Transit gas-electric hybrids are expected to be and...

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Career-classroom connection gels with Access2Experience

Economic and workforce development groups here are promoting a newly launched Spokane-based online business, Access2Experience LLC, as a platform for connecting business professionals with students and educators to inspire future career Spokane is...

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